• People in Bihar can now report flood woes on WRD's official app 03 Jul 2020 05:17 Express News Service PATNA: The Water Resource Department (WRD) has asked people, specifically those who live in flood-prone districts, to share their woes if they notice any breach, crack or seepage in the embankments of rivers on department's mobile …
  • Centre’s Udan scheme a slow starter in state 02 Jul 2020 23:48 PATNA: The Centre’s ambitious regional connectivity scheme, Udan (Ude Desh Ka Aam Nagrik), is still a far-fetched dream in Bihar as apart from Darbhanga, the work has not even started on another airstrip in Purnia. The progress of development of a civil …
  • Bihar: Girl raped, murdered for stealing mangoes 02 Jul 2020 04:13 Image used for representational purpose only PATNA: A 14-year-old girl was allegedly raped and murdered for stealing mangoes from an orchard in Darbhanga district on Wednesday. The incident took place at Pataur village under Ashok Paper Mill police station …
  • Girl raped, murdered for stealing mangoes 02 Jul 2020 00:10 Patna: A 14-year-old girl was allegedly raped and murdered for stealing mangoes from an orchard in Darbhanga district on Wednesday. The incident took place at Pataur village under Ashok Paper Mill police station. Orchard owner Arjun Mishra, an ex- …
  • Bihar: Minor girl found dead in Pator, father alleges murder after rape for stealing mangoes 01 Jul 2020 19:20 Photo for representative purpose only PATNA: Situation became tensed at Pator village of Darbhanga on Wednesday morning after body of a 14-year-old minor girl was found from an orchard in village after which her father alleged that she was murdered after …
  • Jyoti Kumari, who cycled from Gurugram to Bihar village, to play lead in film based on her life 01 Jul 2020 14:48 More than a month ago, a 15-year-old girl cycled all the way from Gurugram to a non-descript village in Darbhanga with her debilitated father as a pillion rider. Now, Jyoti Kumari is all set to be the protagonist in a film about her journey. "Bahut …
  • Trial run for train traffic on Kosi bridge successful: Rlys 01 Jul 2020 00:00 PATNA: The 90-year-old dream of people living in Kosi region in north Bihar is likely to be fulfilled with the completion of the new rail bridge over Kosi river. The bridge, which is located on the Nirmali–Saraigarh section of the ECR’s Samastipur division …
  • Panchayat head's husband killed in Jamui 30 Jun 2020 14:40 Representative image. PATNA: Motorbike-borne miscreants shot dead a 40-year-old man, stated to be husband of a panchayat head (mukhiya), in Jamui district on Tuesday morning. The deceased’s wife Paro Devi, mukhiya of Kodbaria panchayat, described the …
  • Bihar girl, who cycled 1,200 km with injured father, to play herself in 'Atmanirbhar' movie 30 Jun 2020 10:59 Jyoti with father Mohan during their 8-day, 1200-km journey from Sikandarpur in Haryana to Darbhanga in Bihar. (Source: Twitter) The story of Jyoti Kumari Paswan, who bought a second-hand cycle with her entire family savings and cycled from Haryana’s …
  • Rivers in Bihar flowing above danger level, flood threat looms large in most north districts 30 Jun 2020 09:46 With four rivers flowing above danger level, the threat of flood looms large in parts of north Bihar. The State meteorological department, meanwhile, has predicted that heavy rain would continue till July 2. Rivers Kosi, Bagmati, Kamla Balan and Mahananda …
  • COVID-19 death toll climbs to 62 in Bihar; no. of cases 9,224 29 Jun 2020 18:17 Patna: Bihar reported four more COVID-19 fatalities on Sunday, taking the death toll due to the disease to 62 in the state, while the number of cases shot up to 9,224 with 245 fresh ones, the health department said. Of the four fatalities, two were …
  • Hunger brought migrants home, now drives them back thousands of miles away 29 Jun 2020 11:38 Hunger and hopelessness drove tens of thousands of migrant workers from cities of their dreams, vibrant and pulsating with life and activity, to languorous villages in Bihar during the lockdown. It's hunger and hopelessness again that is pushing them …
  • Do plot-wise survey for irrigation facilities: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar 29 Jun 2020 10:41 Bihar CM Nitish Kumar (File photo) PATNA: CM Nitish Kumar on Sunday asked water resources department (WRD) officials to conduct a plot-wise survey across the state to make an accurate assessment about the existing facilities and required irrigation …
  • Darbhanga's BJP MP Gopaljee Thakur uses foul language against Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal 28 Jun 2020 19:58 By PTI DARBHANGA: BJP's Lok Sabha MP from Darbhanga Gopaljee Thakur used indecent and unparliamentary language against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal while reacting to his past remarks during a party meeting here on Sunday. A video clip of the MP …
  • Two engineers held with liquor at Patna Junction 28 Jun 2020 19:43 Representational image PATNA: The GRP arrested two engineers from platform number one of Patna Junction with three bottles of high-end India made foreign liquor (IMLF) on Sunday morning. GRP SHO Ravi Prakash said they were identified as Manish Jha and …
  • Mithila face masks now get global marketing with Amazon, overseas demand surge 27 Jun 2020 05:50 Express News Service PATNA: Thousands of skilled artists in Bihar have started making face masks with Madhubani paintings designs to be sold online on Amazon. Bihar’s Darbhanga district administration is encouraging the local artists engaged in making face …
  • First senior IAS officer from outside J&K gets UT domicile 27 Jun 2020 00:37 A 1994-batch J&K cadre IAS officer, Choudhary has been serving in J&K for 26 years. Hailing from Bihar’s Darbhanga district, Naveen Kumar Choudhary, Principal Secretary, Animal and Sheep Husbandry, has become the first senior IAS officer from …
  • Rain, thunderstorm to continue in Bihar: Met 27 Jun 2020 00:09 PATNA: Medium to heavy rainfall continued at many places in the state on Friday. Patna meteorological centre stated that monsoon was vigorous over Bihar in the last 24 hours. The India Meteorological Department on Friday predicted widespread rainfall with …
  • Major Bihar rivers show rising trend 27 Jun 2020 00:09 PATNA: Moderate to heavy rainfall across the state over the last two days has resulted in rise in water levels in several rivers. The Parman river in Araria district was flowing slightly above the danger level on Friday, water resources department said. …
  • Lightning toll mounts to 96 in Bihar 27 Jun 2020 00:09 PATNA: The death toll due to lightning strikes in Bihar surged to 96 on Friday. Officials at the state control room of disaster management department (DMD) at Patna said the fresh cases reported on Friday actually occurred on Thursday itself, making it the …
  • Samastipur-Darbhanga track doubling work expedited: Railways 27 Jun 2020 00:08 PATNA: The East Central Railway (ECR) has expedited track doubling work of about 38km on the Samastipur-Darbhanga route falling under Samastipur division. It has completed the broad gauge (BG) track doubling work of 9km between Darbhanga and Thalwara. The …
  • Ticket data hints at people returning to cities, Railways may start more trains 26 Jun 2020 23:07 Migrants from Kerala at charbagh railway station in Lucknow. Express photo by Vishal Srivastav As economic activities resume across the country, the data of railway ticket-booking indicates that people may be gradually returning to the big cities from …
  • Heavy rainfall alert in Bihar till June 30 26 Jun 2020 17:37 Commuters wade through a waterlogged street after heavy rainfall, in Patna on Friday (ANI photo) PATNA: A day after 96 people were killed by lightning in 23 districts in Bihar, medium to heavy monsoon rainfall continued at many places in the state on …
  • Lightning death toll in Bihar surges to 96 26 Jun 2020 15:28 Representative image PATNA: The death toll due to lightning strikes in Bihar surged from 83 on Thursday to 96 on Friday. It has been the highest ever single day death toll due to lightning strikes in Bihar. Officials at the state control room of disaster …
  • IMD issues heavy rainfall alert for 8 Bihar districts 26 Jun 2020 14:22 Image Source : ANI IMD issues heavy rainfall alert for 8 Bihar districts Heavy rainfall along with thunderstorm and lightning has been predicted on Friday in as many as eight districts of Bihar, where 92 people were killed on Thursday, the India …
  • Live: 48% borrowers taken moratorium, says RBI Guv 26 Jun 2020 11:35 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Yusuf Memon, a 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case convict and brother of absconding accused Tiger Memon, has died at Nashik Road prison in Maharashtra; cause of death yet to be ascertained - Jail official Occupancy in …
  • Shocking: Lightning claims several lives in Bihar and UP in one day 26 Jun 2020 09:44 Jun 26, 2020, 01:16PM ISTSource: TOI.inA fusillade of lightning strikes spread across 31 districts of two states killed 107 people on Thursday — 83 in Bihar and 24 in UP — amid warnings from meteorologists for people in both states to stay indoors as more …
  • 83 people die as thunderstorms sweep Bihar; CM announces compensation; PM expresses grief 26 Jun 2020 07:33 Image Source : PTI FILE At least 83 people have died in Bihar as thunderstorms swept the state. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has announced a compensation of Rs 4 lakh each for the families of the deceased people. Out of the total 83, 13 residents from …
  • Bihar CM Nitish Kumar appeals to people to remain at safe places as lighting strikes kill 88 26 Jun 2020 07:25 By Express News Service PATNA: Amid the high alert sounded against the possibility of heavy rains with lightning strikes, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has an appeal to the people of the state to follow the advisory issued by the state disaster …
  • Lightning kills over 100 in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh 26 Jun 2020 03:17 Express News Service PATNA/LUCKNOW: Over 100 people, including dozens of farmers and labourers, were killed in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh due to lightning and thunderstorm as heavy monsoon rains lashed the two states on Thursday. In Uttar Pradesh, around …
  • Lightning strikes kill 83 in Bihar, Gopalganj worst-hit 25 Jun 2020 23:32 PATNA: Altogether 83 people were killed by lightning in 23 districts across the state on Thursday. Gopalganj in north Bihar reported the highest number of fatalities at 13, followed by Madhubani with six deaths. Other districts where lightning deaths were …
  • Mango export: Death of a dream? 25 Jun 2020 22:50 Can you find people in our country who have not fallen in love with the sweetness and smell of mango? A juicy mango can make you forget all the fatigue. Such as Alexander the Great forgot. In his mission to conquer the world, he came to India and enjoyed …
  • Lightning strikes UP, Bihar; 110 dead in two days, 32 injured 25 Jun 2020 19:38 Thunderstorms and lightning have wrought havoc in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh over the past two days, claiming 110 lives, leaving at least 32 injured and causing widespread damage to property, officials in the two states said on Thursday. The lightning strikes …
  • More Than 100 Killed by Lightning in India's Uttar Pradesh and Bihar 25 Jun 2020 16:32 India 15:24 GMT 25.06.2020Get short URL New Delhi (Sputnik): With the onset of the monsoon season, several districts in the northern Indian states of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh were struck by lightning during a thunderstorm on Thursday. Most of the victims …
  • 26 killed in lightning strikes in Bihar, Gopalganj worst-hit 25 Jun 2020 15:35 By: PTI | Patna | Updated: June 25, 2020 8:15:38 pm Thirteen people were struck by lightning while working in their fields. (Twitter) At least 26 people including three children were killed in lightning strikes in five districts of Bihar on Thursday, …
  • Wait for introduction of CBCS at UG level gets longer 24 Jun 2020 23:22 PATNA: Universities in the state are unlikely to introduce choice based credit system (CBCS) at the undergraduate (UG) level from the 2020-2021 academic session. The chancellor’s secretariat had earlier announced that the system would be introduced at the …
  • 15 NDRF teams deployed for flood rescue ops 24 Jun 2020 23:21 PATNA: The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) has been deployed in several districts in the state for flood rescue operations amid Covid-19 pandemic. At least 15 NDRF teams with 35 personnel and four rescue boats each have been deployed in Patna, …
  • Nitish for early completion of Darbhanga airport work 24 Jun 2020 23:21 Patna: CM Nitish Kumar on Wednesday asked the officials of Airports Authority of India (AAI) to complete the ongoing construction works of the civil enclave at Darbhanga airport at the earliest, keeping in mind its ‘huge importance’ for the people of north …
  • 223 new cases raise Covid tally up to 8,273 in state 24 Jun 2020 23:21 Recovery rate 73% Patna: Altogether 223 new cases of coronavirus were reported on Wednesday, taking the tally to 8,273 in the state so far. Total 20 new cases were reported in Patna district, including from Agamkuan, Patna City, Fatuha, Mokama and …
  • Bihar CM inspects ongoing construction works at civil enclave of Darbhanga airport 24 Jun 2020 18:26 A civil enclave was being constructed at the Darbhanga airport, which is an air base of Indian Air Force. (Pho...Read More PATNA: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar on Wednesday inspected ongoing construction works at civil enclave of Darbhanga airport and asked the …
  • India: Monsoon Floods Operation DREF n° MDRIN023 Final Report 23 Jun 2020 12:08 A. SITUATION ANALYSIS Description of the disaster Several states of India were badly affected by flood and torrential rain which started in June and continued up to September 2019. In Assam, the overflowing of Brahmaputra, Barak and Jia Bhoreli rivers1 …
  • Cyber frauds run ‘firm’, employ over 300 on high salaries: Police 22 Jun 2020 23:56 PATNA: Cyber fraudsters operating in state have set up a private company and hired over 300 educated youths to commit crime. Surprisingly, the gang led by two brothers have spread its tentacles in more than 10 districts in north Bihar and is carrying out …
  • New machine installed at RMRI for Covid tests 22 Jun 2020 23:55 PATNA: With the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) installing Cobas 6800 machine at Rajendra Memorial Research Institute of Medical Sciences (RMRI) here on Monday, the number of Covid-19 tests in the state is expected to increase manifold in the …
  • 1 more death, 228 fresh Covid cases in state 22 Jun 2020 23:55 Tally 7,893 Patna: One more Covid-19 death and 228 new positive cases were registered in Bihar on Monday. The Covid toll mounts to 52 while the positive cases in state stand at 7,893 so far. Patna reported the highest number of 36 cases. A BJP MLA from …
  • Amazon gets 50,000 new sellers in January-June period 22 Jun 2020 02:31 With consumers increasingly depending on online platforms to meet their needs, sellers are also signing up to make their products available to a larger population. Amazon says it has on-boarded 50,000 new sellers between mid-January and June, and seen a 40 …
  • Covid toll 51; 162 fresh +ve cases reported in Bihar 21 Jun 2020 23:40 Patna: Two more Covid deaths were reported in the last 24 hours, taking the death toll in state to 51 on Sunday. Altogether 162 new cases, including 15 in Patna district, were also registered, taking the tally to 7,665 in Bihar. The fresh cases in Patna …
  • 213 new cases take Bihar Covid tally to 7,503 21 Jun 2020 00:54 Patna: Altogether 213 new Covid-19 cases were reported in Bihar on Saturday, including 24 from Patna, taking the total number of registered cases to 7,503 in the state. With 5,367 recoveries and 49 deaths, active cases stand at 2,086 here which account for …
  • Railways to short terminate few trains in Samastipur division 20 Jun 2020 23:16 PATNA: The East Central Railway (ECR) has short terminated several special passenger trains and also diverted some on the Darbhanga-Samastipur and Jayanagar-Samastipur sections under Samastipur division from June 21 to 27 due to non-interlocking (NI) work …
  • 5 more deaths in Bihar, Covid cases cross 7k-mark 19 Jun 2020 22:56 Patna: For the second consecutive day on Friday, five Covid-19 deaths were reported in Bihar, taking the toll to 49 even as the total number of coronavirus patients crossed the 7,000 mark with 250 new cases taking the total to 7,290 in the state. With 5, …
  • People in Bihar can now report flood woes on WRD's official app 03 Jul 2020 05:17 Express News Service PATNA: The Water Resource Department (WRD) has asked people, specifically those who live in flood-prone districts, to share their woes if they notice any breach, crack or seepage in the embankments of rivers on department's mobile …
  • Retired banker paints all verses of Hanuman Chalisa 02 Jul 2020 00:25 Gorakhpur: The lockdown affected many people, and while many battled depression, a retired bank manager in Gorakhpur made most of the time by using his brush and colours to depict all the 40 ‘chaupais’ (verses) of Hanuman Chalisa, one of Lord Ganesha and …
  • Short-term certificate courses attract pupils: PU 02 Jul 2020 00:11 PATNA: Short-term courses running in Patna University (PU) and its colleges are attracting more scholars during the current Covid-19 crisis. This is quite evident from the ever increasing queries from the students about these courses. PU Language …
  • Heavy rain likely to create flood-like situation in state 02 Jul 2020 00:11 PATNA: There are tangible apprehensions that the rivers originating in Nepal might take menacing form in the border districts and the lower reaches in the state in the coming days. As on Wednesday, the Kosi was flowing 73cm above the danger level in its …
  • State records 217 new Covid cases, tally up to 10,205 02 Jul 2020 00:10 Patna: The state health department on Wednesday officially reported six deaths and 217 new Covid-19 cases, taking the total count to 10,205 in Bihar and the death toll to 73. With 7,811 recoveries, the active cases stand at 2,319. As per the bulletin …
  • Rivers in Bihar flowing above danger level, flood threat looms large in most north districts 30 Jun 2020 09:46 With four rivers flowing above danger level, the threat of flood looms large in parts of north Bihar. The State meteorological department, meanwhile, has predicted that heavy rain would continue till July 2. Rivers Kosi, Bagmati, Kamla Balan and Mahananda …
  • Widespread rain, thunderstorms likely till July 2 in Bihar: Met 30 Jun 2020 00:19 PATNA: Light to moderate rainfall occurred across the state along with heavy rainfall at a few places for the fifth consecutive day on Monday and, according to weathermen, the monsoon showers will continue with largely the same intensity till July 2. The …
  • All 9 candidates elected unopposed to council 30 Jun 2020 00:19 PATNA: All nine candidates for the biennial election to fill up vacant seats of Bihar legislative council were declared elected unopposed on Monday, the last date for withdrawal of nomination papers. As soon as the time for withdrawal of candidature ended …
  • Lockdown in Nepal adversely affects business of border districts 30 Jun 2020 00:19 PATNA: Some noted traders of Jainagar in Madhubani district are eagerly waiting for the lockdown in Nepal to end. They have neither visited their business establishments there nor received payment from local shopkeepers as the India-Nepal border remained …
  • COVID-19 death toll climbs to 62 in Bihar; no. of cases 9,224 29 Jun 2020 18:17 Patna: Bihar reported four more COVID-19 fatalities on Sunday, taking the death toll due to the disease to 62 in the state, while the number of cases shot up to 9,224 with 245 fresh ones, the health department said. Of the four fatalities, two were …
  • Bihar legislative council polls: All nine candidates elected unopposed 29 Jun 2020 17:03 Newly-elected legislative council members meet Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar in Patna on Monday.(TOI photo...Read More PATNA: All nine candidates for the biennial election to fill up nine vacant seats of Bihar legislative council were declared ‘elected …
  • Covid toll 62 in state, tally crosses 9k-mark 29 Jun 2020 01:20 Patna: Four more Covid-19 deaths were recorded in the state, including one in Patna district, even as the number of coronavirus patients crossed the 9,000 mark on Sunday. Altogether 245 patients were tested positive for the virus in the state on Sunday, …
  • Locust attack in West Champaran, Bhojpur 28 Jun 2020 23:31 ARA/BAGAHA: Swarms of crop-destroying locusts reached Bhojpur and West Champaran districts late on Saturday night. Though the locusts destroyed crops like paddy, sugarcane, maize and vegetables in West Champaran district, they caused no damage to crops …
  • Mithila face masks now get global marketing with Amazon, overseas demand surge 27 Jun 2020 05:50 Express News Service PATNA: Thousands of skilled artists in Bihar have started making face masks with Madhubani paintings designs to be sold online on Amazon. Bihar’s Darbhanga district administration is encouraging the local artists engaged in making face …
  • Lightning sensors, mobile app to issue alerts 27 Jun 2020 00:09 PATNA: Lightning sensors have been installed at various locations in Bihar in the wake of frequent lightning strikes in recent years that have led to heavy loss of life and property. State disaster management department has installed an early warning …
  • Lightning toll mounts to 96 in Bihar 27 Jun 2020 00:09 PATNA: The death toll due to lightning strikes in Bihar surged to 96 on Friday. Officials at the state control room of disaster management department (DMD) at Patna said the fresh cases reported on Friday actually occurred on Thursday itself, making it the …
  • 190 fresh cases take state Covid count to 8,678 27 Jun 2020 00:08 Patna: The number of Covid-19 cases in Bihar inched towards the 9,000 mark on Friday with 190 new cases, including a two year old in Patna, taking the total count to 8,678 in the state. However, the number of active cases in the state now stands at just 1, …
  • Lightning death toll in Bihar surges to 96 26 Jun 2020 15:28 Representative image PATNA: The death toll due to lightning strikes in Bihar surged from 83 on Thursday to 96 on Friday. It has been the highest ever single day death toll due to lightning strikes in Bihar. Officials at the state control room of disaster …
  • Lightning strikes kill nearly 120 in India 26 Jun 2020 15:09 Ritik Kumar, 24, said he was heading home from the fields at lunchtime under a heavy rain in the village of Khajuria when lightning ripped across the sky. He heard crashing thunder, then saw a “ball of fire” fall on another villager walking just ahead of …
  • IMD issues heavy rainfall alert for 8 Bihar districts 26 Jun 2020 14:22 Image Source : ANI IMD issues heavy rainfall alert for 8 Bihar districts Heavy rainfall along with thunderstorm and lightning has been predicted on Friday in as many as eight districts of Bihar, where 92 people were killed on Thursday, the India …
  • Live: 48% borrowers taken moratorium, says RBI Guv 26 Jun 2020 11:35 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Yusuf Memon, a 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case convict and brother of absconding accused Tiger Memon, has died at Nashik Road prison in Maharashtra; cause of death yet to be ascertained - Jail official Occupancy in …
  • Death toll in UP, Bihar due to lightning climbs over 110 26 Jun 2020 10:27 Share0 Revising the death toll in the state on Friday, June 26, due to lightning and thunderstorm on Thursday, June 25, the Bihar government said that the same is nearing the 100 mark. As per the data released by the Disaster Management Department in Patna …
  • Sashastra Seema Bal, Nepal Armed Police Forces increase frequency of joint patrolling 26 Jun 2020 10:00 NEW DELHI: The Sahashtra Seema Bal (SSB) and Nepal Armed Police Forces (NAPF) have increased the frequency of their joint patrolling along the Indo-Nepal border in Bihar following the June 12 incident in which NAPF opened fire leading to the death of an …
  • Shocking: Lightning claims several lives in Bihar and UP in one day 26 Jun 2020 09:44 Jun 26, 2020, 01:16PM ISTSource: TOI.inA fusillade of lightning strikes spread across 31 districts of two states killed 107 people on Thursday — 83 in Bihar and 24 in UP — amid warnings from meteorologists for people in both states to stay indoors as more …
  • 83 people die as thunderstorms sweep Bihar; CM announces compensation; PM expresses grief 26 Jun 2020 07:33 Image Source : PTI FILE At least 83 people have died in Bihar as thunderstorms swept the state. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has announced a compensation of Rs 4 lakh each for the families of the deceased people. Out of the total 83, 13 residents from …
  • Bihar CM Nitish Kumar appeals to people to remain at safe places as lighting strikes kill 88 26 Jun 2020 07:25 By Express News Service PATNA: Amid the high alert sounded against the possibility of heavy rains with lightning strikes, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has an appeal to the people of the state to follow the advisory issued by the state disaster …
  • Lightning kills over 100 in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh 26 Jun 2020 03:17 Express News Service PATNA/LUCKNOW: Over 100 people, including dozens of farmers and labourers, were killed in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh due to lightning and thunderstorm as heavy monsoon rains lashed the two states on Thursday. In Uttar Pradesh, around …
  • Nepal rain forecast triggers alert in Bihar border districts 25 Jun 2020 23:33 PATNA: Bihar districts bordering Nepal between the Mahananda and the Bagmati river basins may see water levels rise as heavy rain has been predicted on the Nepal side. “Heavy rains have been predicted over the next couple of days in the Nepal area between …
  • Lightning strikes kill 83 in Bihar, Gopalganj worst-hit 25 Jun 2020 23:32 PATNA: Altogether 83 people were killed by lightning in 23 districts across the state on Thursday. Gopalganj in north Bihar reported the highest number of fatalities at 13, followed by Madhubani with six deaths. Other districts where lightning deaths were …
  • Lightning strikes UP, Bihar; 110 dead in two days, 32 injured 25 Jun 2020 19:38 Thunderstorms and lightning have wrought havoc in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh over the past two days, claiming 110 lives, leaving at least 32 injured and causing widespread damage to property, officials in the two states said on Thursday. The lightning strikes …
  • More Than 100 Killed by Lightning in India's Uttar Pradesh and Bihar 25 Jun 2020 16:32 India 15:24 GMT 25.06.2020Get short URL New Delhi (Sputnik): With the onset of the monsoon season, several districts in the northern Indian states of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh were struck by lightning during a thunderstorm on Thursday. Most of the victims …
  • 26 killed in lightning strikes in Bihar, Gopalganj worst-hit 25 Jun 2020 15:35 By: PTI | Patna | Updated: June 25, 2020 8:15:38 pm Thirteen people were struck by lightning while working in their fields. (Twitter) At least 26 people including three children were killed in lightning strikes in five districts of Bihar on Thursday, …
  • Bihar CM inspects major Irrigation Area in Madhubani to convert it into barrage 25 Jun 2020 07:41 Share0 In a bid to increase the irrigation capacity and help farmers of north Bihar and the Mithilanchal region, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday, June 24, took a stock of the Kamla weir in Madhubani district and directed the officials to …
  • Nitish to officials: Convert Kamla weir into a barrage 24 Jun 2020 23:21 PATNA: Amidst reports of unease in relationship between India and Nepal, Bihar CM Nitish Kumar on Wednesday visited Jayanagar in Madhubani district at the border to oversee the ongoing anti-erosion and flood protection works on the embankments of Kamla …
  • 223 new cases raise Covid tally up to 8,273 in state 24 Jun 2020 23:21 Recovery rate 73% Patna: Altogether 223 new cases of coronavirus were reported on Wednesday, taking the tally to 8,273 in the state so far. Total 20 new cases were reported in Patna district, including from Agamkuan, Patna City, Fatuha, Mokama and …
  • CM visits Jainagar along Nepal border 24 Jun 2020 18:26 After inspecting the Kamla weir, CM asked the WRD officials to convert the weir into a barrage to create addit...Read More PATNA: Amidst the reports of unease in relationship between India and Nepal, Bihar CM Nitish Kumar on Wednesday visited Madhubani …
  • India: Monsoon Floods Operation DREF n° MDRIN023 Final Report 23 Jun 2020 12:08 A. SITUATION ANALYSIS Description of the disaster Several states of India were badly affected by flood and torrential rain which started in June and continued up to September 2019. In Assam, the overflowing of Brahmaputra, Barak and Jia Bhoreli rivers1 …
  • Tension with Nepal worries residents of border districts 22 Jun 2020 23:56 PATNA: The situation along India-Nepal border in Bihar is getting murkier day by day and posing potential threat to the age-old cultural and ‘beti-roti’ relationship between the citizens of the two neighbouring countries. In a fresh jolt to the cordial …
  • 1 more death, 228 fresh Covid cases in state 22 Jun 2020 23:55 Tally 7,893 Patna: One more Covid-19 death and 228 new positive cases were registered in Bihar on Monday. The Covid toll mounts to 52 while the positive cases in state stand at 7,893 so far. Patna reported the highest number of 36 cases. A BJP MLA from …
  • Tejashwi slams Bihar govt as flood threat looms 22 Jun 2020 12:42 RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav PATNA: Soon after water resources minister in the Bihar government, Sanjay Kumar Jha on Monday asserted to approach Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) after Nepal obstructed Bihar government from flood-prevention-related work, RJD …
  • Nepal obstructing flood prevention-related work, Bihar minister says 22 Jun 2020 08:58 The Gandak river flows from Nepal into India (File photo)PATNA: In an apparent provocative move, Nepal has stopped all repair work of river embankments in Bihar on the India-Nepal border, by erecting barriers and effectively putting a stop to work done by …
  • Covid toll 51; 162 fresh +ve cases reported in Bihar 21 Jun 2020 23:40 Patna: Two more Covid deaths were reported in the last 24 hours, taking the death toll in state to 51 on Sunday. Altogether 162 new cases, including 15 in Patna district, were also registered, taking the tally to 7,665 in Bihar. The fresh cases in Patna …
  • 213 new cases take Bihar Covid tally to 7,503 21 Jun 2020 00:54 Patna: Altogether 213 new Covid-19 cases were reported in Bihar on Saturday, including 24 from Patna, taking the total number of registered cases to 7,503 in the state. With 5,367 recoveries and 49 deaths, active cases stand at 2,086 here which account for …
  • Rising trend in Gandak after heavy rain in Nepal 20 Jun 2020 23:17 PATNA/BAGAHA: The catchment areas of river Gandak in Nepal have received heavy rainfall in the last 24 hours, increasing the water discharge through the Valmiki Nagar barrage. But the situation is not alarming, water resources department (WRD) sources …